02-08-2014 5:32 PM
Just switched from DISH and can't seem to find an auto tune feature. This allows you to get an on-screen reminder that a show you wanted to watch is coming on. You could just have it remind you or automatically tune to the channel.
It's a great feature because many times you see a program or a movie you might want to see and it's on later in the day or week - by the time that day rolls around, you may have forgotten about it- but the handy reminder you set saves the day. Plus you can set unlimited reminders.
Some people may say just to set the dvr but maybe I wanted to watch it at the time it was originally on. Great simple DISH feature I'm going to miss- until I go back that is.
02-08-2014 5:38 PM
You're right, I am going to say just set the DVR.
One, the poor man's reminder feature will activate at the time of the show (the red Record light will come on.)
Two, if you're not quite ready to watch it at the very beginning, you can navigate to the recording while it is still in progress and start watching it from the beginning. Plus, if it has commercials (or just boring parts) you can fast forward over them. I use this tactic to watch most sporting events; when I catch up to real time, I got to the bathroom and/or get a snack.
In any case, the U-verse system doesn't have an auto-tune or reminder feature.
02-08-2014 5:41 PM
02-09-2014 5:11 PM
02-12-2014 12:41 PM
I also would like to see this feature - and I never had one like it, before. BUT Comcast did let you know when you were about to have all the tuners in use and I would like the same "two minute warning" on UV.
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